Leg Fracture Treatment for Seniors Fenton MO

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Robert A Shively, MD
(314) 652-4100
915 N Grand Ave
Saint Louis, MO
Business
Washington University Orthopedics
Specialties
Orthopedics

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Anver Alli Tayob, MD
(314) 577-8850
1709 Gilsinn Ln
Fenton, MO
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Dow Med Coll, Univ Of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1965

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John R Firth, DDS
(314) 487-1141
5524 Telegraph Rd Ste 201
Saint Louis, MO
Specialties
Orthodontics/Dentofacial Orthopedics

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Edward L Acree, DDS
(314) 849-2200
4600 S Lindbergh Blvd
Saint Louis, MO
Specialties
Orthodontics/Dentofacial Orthopedics

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Dr.DALE DOERR
12639 Old Tesson Rd # 115
Saint Louis, MO
Gender
M
Speciality
Orthopedic Surgeon
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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1.5, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Dr.Clayton Perry
(314) 821-4884
1011 Bowles Ave # 400
Fenton, MO
Gender
M
Speciality
Orthopedic Surgeon
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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James M Oleskevich, DDS
(314) 842-5000
11810 Gravois Rd Ste 101
Saint Louis, MO
Specialties
Orthodontics/Dentofacial Orthopedics

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Robert A Shapiro, DDS
(314) 843-4420
11866 Gravois Rd
Saint Louis, MO
Specialties
Orthodontics/Dentofacial Orthopedics

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Bruce Stewart Schlafly, MD
(314) 842-2200
10004 Kennerly Rd
Saint Louis, MO
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1980

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Dennis Andrew Dusek, MD
(314) 849-0311
12639 Old Tesson Ferry Rd
Saint Louis, MO
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1975

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Take Heart, Seniors--You Can Recover from Leg Fractures

Fractures to the legs and hips are one of the main reasons that people over 65 end up in the hospital. But not much is known about how these patients recover. This study followed 30 seniors who had leg fractures in accidents such as car crashes.

Researchers did physical tests of strength and range of motion and asked the subjects questions about their health, activities, and mental state. The subjects were tested an average of almost three years after their injuries.

The results showed that almost all of the patients had recovered very well. Their physical tests showed that the injured legs and uninjured legs functioned at about the same level. The subjects reported a low level of pain. And they even compared well to a control group of seniors who had never broken a bone in their legs.

One surprising difference between the subjects and the healthy control group was the results of the scores on mental state. Even though the subjects had returned to good function and low pain, they showed a much lower mental state. The authors don't know how to explain this. They note that the lowest scores came from people who had spent a long time in the hospital, and that two subjects were diagnosed with depression. Their responses may have caused a lower overall average score.

These results are somewhat different than other similar studies. The researchers suggest that it could be because their study limited subjects to people who had relatively simple fractures, witho...

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